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federal district

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An area, such as the District of Columbia, reserved as the site of a federation's national capital.

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  • noun A type of federal subdivision, often composed of a capital city

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Examples

  • This claim did not get him very far in federal district court where the judge ruled that there is no journalist's shield in federal court and rejected a second argument that Wolf risked incriminating himself if he turned over his tapes.

    Stephen Kaus: S.F. Journalist Jailed for Contempt Ordered Released Pending Appeal

  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] ruled in 2008 that those placed on the government's "no-fly list" can challenge their inclusion on the list [JURIST report] in federal district courts.

    JURIST - Paper Chase

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